Pro Anglers React to Daiwa’s New Tatula 150

The new TATULA 150 T-WING BAITCASTING SERIES is designed for specific bass fishing tasks like deep cranking, punching or flipping, pulling vibrating jigs or swimbaits, and frogging. Since its launch this spring, the reel has been in the hard-working hands of Daiwa’s pro staff. Already, Tatula 150 has made the tournament rounds across the country, from Alabama to Wisconsin and Florida to California. Six months into its lifecycle, FTR reached out to some of the Tatula 150’s most frequent users to get real-world feedback on the reel that Daiwa calls Cadillac Smooth.

“The new Tatula 150 is a super durable reel. I use it for casting medium to large swimbaits long distances with heavy line and to handle large fish.” – Ish Monroe

“The Tatula 150 is an awesome reel for long casts and big baits. The wider, deeper spool allows me to cover more water, and the 100mm handle keeps my hand on the reel and helps minimize the torque of larger baits. It’s very light weight for a big reel.” – Randy Howell

“It’s a workhorse. It’s light. It’s got a really big, 100mm handle, which helps a lot if you’re a guy with big hands. When you’re bass fishing, you want that grip. You want that power. The Tatula 150 is perfect for flipping and deep cranking, and it has 5.4:1 to 7.3:1 gear ratios, so you can use it for almost any technique.”— Cody Meyer

Tatula 150 feature rundown

  • Aluminum frame and sideplate
  • Reinforced brass gearing and sturdy pinion gear
  • T-Wing level wind system
  • Tatula 150P 5.4:1 (right hand only)
  • Tatula 150H 6.3:1 (right hand only)
  • Tatula 150HS 7.3:1 and Tatula 150HSL 7.3:1 (left or right hand retrieve.)
  • 100mm Swept Handle
  • Matte black finish with Tatula Spider graphic
  • Designed for deep cranking, punching, flipping, vibrating jigs, swimbaits and frogging

With an aluminum side plate and frame and reinforced brass gearing and a sturdy pinion gear, these reels are designed for the more rigorous demands of power bass fishing. The T-WING level wind system allows line to pay out freely on casts and flips, increasing distance and accuracy. The reel utilizes an astounding 7 ball bearings and 1 roller bearing. Designed for a variety of presentations, the TATULA 150 comes in three gear ratios, 5.4:1 (right hand only), 6.3:1 (right hand only) and 7.3:1 (right or left hand retrieve). A 100mm swept handle delivers hours of comfort. As if performance was not enough, the matte black finish and spider graphic make for one of the most attractive reels on the market. If you covet the tools of the successful power bass fisherman, then step up to the plate and make the TATULA 150 T-WING BAITCASTING REELS part of your bass arsenal.

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